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She Grows: empowering women in Mali, supported by Tree Aid

20 May 2024
Read how Tree Aid supported women in Mali with the tools and training they needed to boost their income, restore their land and have a greater understanding of their rights. read more

Projects in progress: a team visit to Tanzania

25 April 2024
UK Aid Match team members visited grant holders Transform Trade, Right to Play and WWF in Tanzania to see how their projects are progressing. read more

New podcast episode - Organisational approaches to disability inclusion: Insights from MannionDaniels, Fund Manager for UK Aid Match

3 April 2024
Does your organisation want to improve disability inclusion but not sure where to start? Listen in to the latest podcast episode to hear top recommendations from MannionDaniels, Fund Manager for UK Aid Matchread more

New podcast episode: How CBM UK supported and improved disability inclusion through their eye health project in rural Rwanda

20 February 2024
Listen in to the latest episode of The Learning Post to hear how CBM UK supported disability inclusion through their eye health project in Rwanda.read more

Unlock the Land: Mines Advisory Group (MAG) clear 149,605 square metres of land in Laos, so women, men and children can live safely and build their futures

13 February 2024
UK Aid Match grant holder Mines Advisory Group are clearing the land in Vangkhom, Laos, so communities can live safely.read more

Celebrating the work of the British Asian Trust’s UK Aid Match programme in Pakistan

31 January 2024
Read how the British Asian Trust are empowering women in Pakistan to be financially independent and support their families. read more

Over 46,000 children across 215 schools in Liberia now receive a nutritious daily meal

5 December 2023
Read how Mary’s Meals are reducing classroom hunger by providing children with a daily meal in schools in Liberia.read more

Hubs of Hope: More than 1,300 people cured from leprosy in Mozambique through The Leprosy Mission’s UK Aid Match project

7 November 2023
Read how UK Aid Match grant holder The Leprosy Mission are providing 'Hubs of Hope' for people with leprosy in Mozambique.read more

New podcast episode - Reflections from a UK Aid Match team visit: navigating the ‘poly-crisis’ in Malawi

28 September 2023
Listen to our latest podcast episode where UK Aid Match team members reflect on their trip to Malawi to visit four UK Aid Match grant holders. read more

By Her Side: How UK Aid Match grant holder Afghanaid are transforming the livelihoods of women in rural communities in Afghanistan

25 September 2023
Read how Afghanaid are revitalising remote communities and unlocking the potential of women in Afghanistan.read more

UK Aid Match grant holder Motivation improves sports and education inclusion for 368 children with disabilities in Kampala and Gulu, Uganda

21 September 2023
Currently, only 9% of children with disabilities in Uganda attend primary school. Read how grant holder Motivation are improving the inclusion of children with disabilities through sports and play.read more

New podcast episode: Creches for Bangladesh – How RNLI and their partner CIPRB are reducing the risk of drowning in young children

25 July 2023
Listen in to the latest episode of The Learning Post to hear from RNLI/CIPRB on their drowning prevention project in Bangladesh. read more

Eye health to be integrated into school programmes across Nepal following 36 month project by UK Aid Match grant holder Orbis

3 July 2023
Nepalese government to integrate eye health into school programmes following Orbis UK Aid Match programmeread more

Projects in progress: a UK Aid Match team visit to Malawi

29 June 2023
UK Aid Match team members visit projects in Malawi: CBM Global, Sightsavers, UNICEF and World Child Cancer.read more

Supporters gathered at the House of Commons last month to celebrate the work of Compassion’s Child Survival Programme in Togo

20 June 2023
Celebrating a different path: read how UK Aid Match grant holders Compassion UK have improved maternal and newborn child health in Togoread more

New podcast – learnings and challenges from the UK Aid Match portfolio during the current economic crisis

31 May 2023
How is the global economic crisis impacting the UK Aid Match portfolio? Listen in to episode 22 of The Learning Post to find out learning and challenges. read more

Projects in progress: a UK Aid Match team visit to Bangladesh

10 May 2023
Projects being delivered by RNLI, World Child Cancer, Bangladesh Red Crescent in Bangladesh were visited by UK Aid Match team members in January.read more

Top 10 tips from the UK Aid Match team on running a successful fundraising appeal

20 March 2023
Delivering a campaign with match funding? Read our top tips on how to capitalise on the opportunities it brings. read more

Projects in progress: a UK Aid Match team visit to Nepal

27 February 2023
Projects being delivered by World Child Cancer, Practical Action, United World Schools and ZSL (Zoological Society London) in Nepal were visited by UK Aid Match team members in September.read more

Children with disabilities being given a fair chance to education in South Sudan

23 February 2023
For young people in South Sudan living with disabilities, getting to school can be a real challenge. Learn about SCIAF and their Match project, Children Together. read more

The secrets to a successful fundraising appeal with UK Aid Match partner, Trocaire

13 February 2023
What makes for a successful appeal? How do you achieve cut through in a busy external environment? Listen in to episode 21 of The Learning Post to find out more read more

Save the Children launch 2022 Christmas Jumper appeal

2 December 2022
Save the Children launch their Christmas Jumper appeal to help deliver life-saving prevention and treatment services for children with malnutrition and serious childhood illnesses in Kenya's Mandera and Turkana counties. read more

It starts with her: the brave women of Barishal, supported through the British Red Cross

14 November 2022
18 months into the UK Aid Match programme from the British Red Cross entitled ‘It starts with her’, and women in Bangladesh are getting heardread more

Leading sight and disability rights NGO, Sightsavers welcomed a royal visitor to Malawi last month to celebrate the elimination of trachoma in the country

10 November 2022
Find out about 82-year-old Amos, who has been supported through Sightsavers UK Aid Match project in the South-West region of Malawiread more

Breaking down cultural and structural barriers in projects: an interview with Opportunity International

8 November 2022
Listen to Lydia Baffour Awuah talking about Opportunity International's Roots of Change projectread more

Another successful UK Aid Match appeal: international NGO, Right To Play, share their campaign insights with us in latest podcast episode

29 September 2022
Listen to Gillian McMahon talking about Right To Play's ‘Save Her Seat’ appealread more

New podcast episode released: READ Foundation share their insights and learnings from running a successful UK Aid Match appeal

22 September 2022
Hear from Aamer Naeem and Zahid Rehman of READ Foundation on harnessing the support of local communities, communications partners and moreread more

Breaking down gender barriers to champion maternal and child health

6 September 2022
Child.org has been engaging with men to improve maternal and child health outcomes in Meru, Kenyaread more

New podcast: reflections on the Jo Cox Memorial Grants and the legacies they leave behind

19 August 2022
A new episode of The Learning Post is now availableread more

New podcast: overcoming the common challenges of setting up VSLAs

18 July 2022
A new episode of The Learning Post is now availableread more

Increased incomes for 12,000 farmers in DRC and Ghana

11 July 2022
More than 12,000 female farmers in the Democratic Republic Congo and Ghana have increased their incomes through Opportunity International's projectread more

Afghanaid launches new appeal By Her Side

30 June 2022
Afghanaid launches a new appeal to help women and their families build resilience against the ongoing food security crisis in Afghanistan.read more

Disability mainstreaming and Sightsavers - new podcast episode

29 June 2022
A new episode of The Learning Post is now available, focusing on UK Aid Match grant holder Sightsavers and the success of its Right to Health project.read more

ADD International launch 100% Homegrown appeal

23 June 2022
ADD International is launching a new appeal to support a kitchen gardens project in Uganda, led by a group of disability activists.read more

Improving developmental outcomes for children with complex disabilities in Kenya

10 June 2022
Sense International has been able to screen more than 11,000 children for sensory impairments in Kenya as part of its UK Aid Match projectread more

Inclusive safeguarding and Sense International - new podcast episode

8 June 2022
A new episode of The Learning Post is now available, focusing on UK Aid Match grant holder Sense International and its inclusive safeguarding protocols.read more

Interview with Small Charities Challenge Fund grant holder HelloWorld - new podcast

4 May 2022
A new episode of The Learning Post is now available, featuring Small Charities Challenge grant holder HelloWorldread more

New case study from Farm Africa

26 April 2022
A new case study from Farm Africa highlights the successes and key lessons learned from its UK Aid Match project.read more

Tailoring project interventions to a target community - new podcast

13 April 2022
A new episode of The Learning Post is now available focusing on how to tailor project interventions to a target community.read more

Supporting children and mothers in Togo

8 April 2022
Compassion’s Child Survival Programme in Togo has supported more than 695 babies and their mothers since it began two years ago. read more

More than two million benefit from Sightsavers project

28 March 2022
More than 2.3 million people from hard-to-reach communities in Bangladesh and Pakistan have benefitted from a Sightsavers eye health projectread more

Safeguarding: top tips and best practice - new podcast release

23 March 2022
A new episode of The Learning Post is now available focusing on safeguarding.read more

ActionAid empowers communities to challenge gender-based violence

28 February 2022
ActionAid has improved the awareness and reporting mechanisms for gender-based violence across three counties in Kenya.read more

New disability mainstreaming case studies available

24 February 2022
Two new disability mainstreaming case studies are now available on the UK Aid Match website.read more

How to build a good business case - new podcast release

21 February 2022
A new episode of The Learning Post is now available continuing the series on sustainable wealth creation projects.read more

7,000 women empowered to protect land rights in Uganda

11 February 2022
Womankind Worldwide has supported 7,000 women protect their land rights and build sustainable futures for their communities as part of its UK Aid Match project in Northern and Western Uganda.read more

Transforming lives in Cambodia

9 February 2022
A three-year UK Aid Match project run by SCIAF has improved the lives of more than 46,000 people in rural Cambodia.read more

Seenaryo and play-based learning interventions - new podcast episode

24 January 2022
A new episode of The Learning Post is now available.read more

New podcast on messaging and publicity tips for smaller organisations

12 January 2022
A new episode of The Learning Post is now available focusing on communications.read more

20,000 children supported into education in Sierra Leone

11 January 2022
More than 20,000 children have been supported into education in eastern Sierra Leone as a result of Street Child's UK Aid Match project.read more

New podcast on women's empowerment released

23 November 2021
A new episode of The Learning Post is now available focusing on women's empowermentread more

New case study on climate resilience interventions

2 November 2021
Trócaire has provided its top tips for successfully integrating climate-resilient practices into interventions.read more

Latest podcast tackles market research and team composition

1 November 2021
A new episode of The Learning Post is now available continuing the series on sustainable wealth creation projects.read more

40,000 jobs created in Ghana and DRC

21 October 2021
Opportunity International estimates that its UK Aid Match project has created an additional 40,000 jobs in Ghana and the Democratic Republic of Congoread more

New podcast episode available

14 September 2021
A new episode of The Learning Post podcast focusing on using radio programming to engage with local communities is now available.read more

Climate change case studies now available

9 August 2021
Two UK Aid Match grant holders have provided their top tips for successfully integrating climate-resilient practices into their interventions.read more

UK Aid Match and UK Aid Direct launch new joint podcast

30 July 2021
The Learning Post, a new podcast from the UK Aid Match and UK Aid Direct funds focusing on key learnings and insights from the funds, has been launched.read more

How UK Aid Match grant holders are responding to COVID-19

2 December 2020
View an infographic highlighting how UK Aid Match grant holders have adapted to COVID-19 read more

Grant holders get together for learning event in Nairobi

10 May 2019
More than 24 not-for-profit organisations and charities came together for the UK aid East Africa Learning Event in Nairobi, Kenya.read more